Plane crashes in South Sudan
Russian Plane Crash
A Russian built cargo plane crash with passengers on board crashed Wednesday after taking off from the airport in South Sudan’s capital, killing more than 12 members of people, witnesses said. An official statement 3 people survived. The death toll was not immediately clear after the Antonov-12 turbo prop plane crashed soon after takeoff leaving in technical default by chunks of wreckage, bodies and cargo strewn along a bank of the White Nile River.
Thirty one people died plane crash
The Civil Aviation Authority statement clear to the media they try find find out number of dead was still being counted. But in sources witness saw 41 dead bodies, some of which were covered by cloth dead bodies. By a different sources policeman, who his hiding name of him because he has on legal authorized to speak in front of media, Another eye witness person counted at least 32 killed. Presidential spoke man Ateny Swek Ateny given statement to media the plane was carrying eighteen people, along with six foreign crew members, as per to official records. He said 15 of them died on the spot of plane crash and three south Sudanese nationals survived, including a child.
This is the record is given by the(control)tower, and he said in the reference to those on board. Asked about figures suggesting a higher toll, he given the statement that people killed they would on the ground but said he had no indication about any such deaths. Officials records and document is declared the plane crash is only based on freight and logistics in the firm of Allied services Ltd. The authorities which involving in this case from the company they could not immediately be reached for any particular statement of records which not able to be produce now.
We have rushed to the site of plane crash which is located near the airport, Juba international airport situated on southeast of (across 0 point the river, said the chief executive of the Authority of Civil Aviation at In the Juba airport, Stephen Warikozi, “We have being secured that site of plane crash and also we are in the stage on to find out bodies and make them recovering bodies as well as black box, “he said. We are still counting and recovering the dead bodies and we are not able to give you the exact number.”
The registration number in the plane crash was the EY406, had been on the way of Paloch, in the north of south Sudan, Warikozi said. The Presidential spokesman said the six crew members was comprised of five Armenians and one Russian. He also given the statement all the others members was on flight they were from South Sudanese. Armenia’s Foreign Ministry confirmed that five of its citizens who were members of the crew members died in the plane crash. It is cited to embassy in Egypt.